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Thank you for investing in the future of funeral service by joining or renewing your membership with MFDA.  It’s great to know we can rely on members such as you to support YOUR association’s efforts as we move forward in the coming year.


Why join our community of funeral professionals through MFDA?

For more than 127 years, we have promoted excellence in the funeral service profession. A summary of member benefits are as follows:

  • Effective lobbying & advocacy at the Minnesota State Capitol
  • Providing quality continuing education throughout the state of Minnesota

o    MFDA’s 128th Annual Convention at the DoubleTree in Bloomington will offer CEUs in the three required categories for funeral directors

o    District meetings throughout the state in the fall

o    Pre-need insurance CEU course offered in the fall

o    Coming in 2018 – Online CEU courses

  • Online Career Center
  • Networking opportunities with other funeral professionals
  • MFDA Leadership Academy (sponsored through Kelco and MN Service Corp) is currently underway for young professionals
  • Partnerships with Funeral Directors Life, Federated Insurance, and the Children’s Grief Connection
  • Promoting the value of funeral service to consumers that call our office or visit our website
  • Direct voice to the Minnesota Department of Health–Mortuary Science Section
  • Crematory Operator Certification courses
  • Continued advocacy for funeral service to related organizations (i.e. hospice, cemeteries, grief educators)
  • Providing member benefits such as the membership directory, members-only website, Bulletin, members-only emails, and customizable specialty forms and consumer brochures

Remember, MFDA is, and always has been, an advocate for your success as a funeral service professional. We hope you will consider renewing your MFDA membership for 2017; your support is critical to the success of our profession. 


MFDA membership structure includes the following categories:


Firm - membership pricing includes three components: 

  • Firm - $420
  • Branches- $245/per branch
  • #of death cases, excluding children and welfare cases- $7.75/per case

Individual Memberships - Open to licensed funeral directors who do not work for a member firm - $420


Allied - Companies that sell goods and services to the funeral industry - $350


Emeritus - Retired funeral directors with no affiliation with a member firm - $150


University of Minnesota Partnership - Open to individuals who are employees of the University of Minnesota - $350


Student - Individuals who are currently enrolled in a recognized School of Mortuary Science (Must provide Mortuary Science School name) - Free

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